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Chinatown, Sydney
(2.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Sydney's Chinatown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in Australia. Some top-tier Chinese chefs moved to Sydney in the 1990s, making this district world-famous for its Asian cuisine. There are Asian shops and open-air markets selling everything from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs to jewelry, meat, fish, flowers, vegetables, books, electronics, and inexpensive souvenirs. Several movie theaters offer daily screenings of documentary and feature films produced in Asia. Asian art galleries, restaurants, karaoke bars, shopping malls, and small boutiques attract visitors from around the world. While you can visit the area on your own, there is so much to see here, many tourists opt to join an official tour. Use our Sydney holiday planner to visit Chinatown on your trip to Sydney, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It's not the most interesting place in Sydney, especially not worth it only if you are on the road. Were on the morning of 8-9 hours, is not impressed. Sydney is a beautiful city krasivenny, do not waste time!
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  • Lots of eateries here and dim sum,chinese food and even souvenirs.Paddys market is here in Chinatown as well. Can spend sometime to walk around and look around.Its the same as all chinatowns elsewhere...  more »
  • We love the neighborhood. Cozy, safe. If you like oriental food, this is the place. Many Oriental restaurants. Several convenience stores and even several hairdressing salons. Close to the shopping centre Pt Street and George Street.
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